Robert V. Foster, 91, of Corydon passed away March 4, 2017, at the Wayne County Hospital.
Robert was born Feb. 18, 1926, in Newton, Iowa. He received his education from Baxter Community Schools graduating in 1944. On Feb. 17, 1948, Robert was united in marriage to Myrtle Rethmeier.
Robert and Myrtle enjoyed living and working on the farm. Robert later worked for Townsends Engineering in Des Moines, Machine Products in Corydon, he helped Warren Relph in Cambria and also worked for Ideal Ready Mix in Humeston. Robert enjoyed playing cards, dominos, gardening, bowling and visiting with friends and was a member of Kingdom Hall.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle of Corydon; three children, Susan Elizabeth Clark of Des Moines, Marvin Foster (Carla) of Cambria, and Larry Foster (Donna) of Corydon; six grandchildren, Tonja Partridge (Joe) of Powersville, Mo., Jay Foster (Leslie) of Corydon, Jeff Foster (Megan) of Allerton, Lance Foster of Phoenix, Ariz., Sable Foster (Ryan Gilbert) of Phoenix, Zachary Foster of Chariton and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Bobbie Foster; mother, Inola Foster; grandparents who raised him, Ben and Harriet Foster and son-in-law, Richard Clark.
A celebration of life service will be held March 18 at Walden Park from 2-5 p.m.
Interment will be in Cambria Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Cambria Cemetery and condolences may be shared at www.thomasfh.com.